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2000 West Orchard Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
+1 630-299-3977
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“poutine” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2000 West Orchard Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived @ 3:15pm on Sat., wasn't very busy & they allowed us to order off their lunch menus which had great options. I ordered the short rib sandwich on focaccia bread w/Gruyere cheese & it was out of this world delish!! The BLT was...More

Thank sheric827
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took My wife and colleague for lunch at Hardware. One of the owners decided to take a tour group through the restaurant. Incredibly took the tour group right up to our table to talk about the kitchen behind us like we were not even there...More

1  Thank Troy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting and delicious menu - many items grown or processed on the premises, so the meals are always fresh. Service is good; full bar. Beautiful patio when weather permits.

Thank dottieglesener
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this place numerous times and i love it.The food is great and very unique but it's not for every one.It's pricey and the portions are small and if you expect to have a to-go box with left overs you will be...More

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with two family members who had been fascinated by the front of the restaurant as they drove by - the front wall is covered roof to ground with a profusion of colorful plants. Once inside, we were treated to a staff of knowledgeable,...More

Thank Rupertgigi
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints. They always have great service and wonderful atmosphere. They have their own brewery, butcher, and greenhouse for their plants. This means most things there from the drinks, meats, and greens are fresh, homemade, and very natural. I’ve gone there quite a...More

Thank Ava W
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I really loved everything about this restaurant and brewery. Awesome food, craft beers and bourbon. The hop farm and gardens were nice to see on site. Very cool decor too. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Shay5F
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Great beers and fantastic food! Great outdoor seating. Octopus amazing and Mint Ice Cream to die for! Must visit. Will be back!

Thank Snorkygirls
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Went here with a large party for a family celebration on a Saturday afternoon. We all loved the unique atmosphere! We all had trouble deciding what to order; the menu is full of choices that are familiar enough not to scare off non-adventurous eaters, but...More

Thank 732amyj
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had a very pleasant Sunday after church lunch at Hardware. It's a wonderfully funky place with and architecture and grounds that well wow you. Great, well informed and helpful staff. We plan to return for a great dinner.

Thank FredKrauss
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Jeff M
7 September 2016|
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Response from billp422 | Reviewed this property |
I would say that this place is not inexpensive and there is no kids menu. I have yet to see any kids there. I would call to see if they high chairs or booster seats and that would answer this for all. Organic foods are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 West Orchard Road, North Aurora, IL 60542
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  North Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-299-3977
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